Dave Chappelle loves World of Warcraft

Famed and elusive comic praises Blizzard's popular MMORPG at San Francisco nightclub appearance.

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After indefinitely abandoning work on his hit Chappelle's Show, comedian Dave Chappelle absconded to South Africa to escape the fallout. Since returning to the US, he has made several unannounced appearances at Los Angeles comedy clubs, and this week played two little-publicized shows at the Punchline in San Francisco.

At his San Francisco gigs, Chappelle revealed he has also been getting away to a place farther off than Johannesburg--Azeroth, no less. Attendees to Chappelle's Tuesday night show said the comedian voiced his love of a certain popular MMORPG from Blizzard Entertainment.

"You know what I've been playing a lot of?" the comedian reportedly asked the crowd. "World of Warcraft!" When a few cheers broke out, he reportedly responded, "I knew I had some geek brothers and sisters up in here!" Chappelle also was said to have expressed his amusement seeing WoW characters with names referring to his most famous sketches, including a rogue with a name inspired by the famous "I'm Rick James, B****" sketch.

Chappelle is a long-standing and vocal fan of games. Most famously, he did a Grand Theft Auto parody on his highly rated (and now in limbo) sketch series, the second season of which has shattered sales records on DVD. He also reportedly turned down a major role in GTA: San Andreas, although his Chappelle's Show costar Charlie Murphy voiced a San Fierro pimp in the game.

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Dave is a gamer all the way, all right. Remember his GTA sketch?

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Dave Chappelle is a great comedian. His taste in video games obviously isn't that bad, either. ;)

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hehehehe im rick james **** heheheheheheh! OMG MICKEY MOUSE IS MEXICAN!

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Dave Chappelle is the best comedian to date, I just love his show and stand up. I'm Rick James, bizz!

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Leroy jenkins + Dave Chappelle = RIIIIIICCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKK JAMES lol

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lol thats cool i bet hes a priest lol

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omfg thats awsome!

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Dave Chappelle wins at life.

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You think he has a macro to shout "I'm Rick James!" every time he kills someone in PvP?

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That's fairly cool :P

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kinda interesting...

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in witch realm does Chappelle play

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im rick james

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haha awesome, I love Dave Chappelle he's my favourite. Didn't know he was a gamer too!

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It would be the greatest thing in the world if i kicked his ass in PVP. I would say to him "YOU PLAY LIKE A B*TCH DAVE CHAPPELLE!!!" and show the video to all.

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I love you Dave!!!

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I'm 1337_rogue B****

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This made Collegehumor.com! Nice one! Dave Chappelle = Legend :D

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Hahaha funniest thing ive heard all day, Dave your my new idol

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